Hotel discount and Still time to register to the CAGI5 conference

Dear CAGI Community,

The fifth CAGI (Critical Assessment of Genome Interpretation) conference will be co-located with ISMB in Chicago from 5-7 July 2018. Assessment is finalizing and we will imminently notify predictors will are invited to speak. Space is currently available for all predictors and for observers.

NIH has generously provided support for fellowships. These remain available for late applications from trainees who are US citizens or permanent resident. We may also be able to support some members of under-represented groups, including those with disabilities, regardless of citizenship. Everyone eligible, including observers, who would give a poster at the meeting are strongly encouraged to apply for a fellowship.

The conference will include presentations on all 14 challenges, with talks from the dataset providers, assessors, and predictors. The meeting begins after lunch on 5 Jul and continues through 7 Jul. The schedule accommodates participation in the ISMB keynotes and reception.

Register now for the conference:
Submit your abstract:
Apply for a fellowship:

Note that rates for the conference hotel, the Hyatt Regency have recently dropped. If you already made a reservation, check current rates to see if you can save money! Additionally, Hotwire is having a sale through 28 June for $49/nt at 4-star hotels within 0.5mi of the CAGI meeting; several people ended up with got reservations at the Hyatt Regency. (Hotwire does not reveal the hotel name, but they chose the 4-star hotel in Millenium Park with an 8+ rating and Free Internet, Fitness Center, Business Center.)

For people who want to be certain of being at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, you can book at Orbitz site with coupon code HEATWAVE and save $25/nt over pricing on the Hyatt site. Must choose the 'Pay Online Now' option, but the hotel is still cancellable.

We look forward to seeing you soon in Chicago!